Example sentences for: deflect

How can you use “deflect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In such places, too, is found bog iron , sometimes concentrated enough to deflect compasses.

  • USAT states that the Clinton letter was one of several moves "trying to deflect attention from the president's own fund-raising role in the 1996 election," and quotes bill opponent Sen.

  • His sin was to deflect a ball to his goal.

  • These methods have been articulated in many ways, but almost all seem to have at least four elements in common: (1) think about how surprise attacks might be launched; (2) identify telltale indicators connected to the most dangerous possibilities; (3) where feasible, collect intelligence on these indicators; and (4) adopt defenses to deflect the most dangerous possibilities or at least trigger an earlier warning.

  • But the WSJ points out that the pot-and-kettle aspect of the findings may help deflect criticism of Bill Clinton.


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